Reflections of the after processes in early and forced marriages: A meta-synthesis study

Duru P., Basaran F., Örsal Ö.

PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, vol.58, no.4, pp.1855-1864, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.12999
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.1855-1864
  • Keywords: child marriage, early and forced marriage, meta-synthesis, qualitative research
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose To develop analytical themes through a descriptive synthesis of qualitative studies to create a broader and more conscious understanding of after processes in early and forced marriages. Methods This study is a meta-synthesis study. Findings The analytical themes of the main theme "The process after early and forced marriages" were divided into four groups: cognitive, affective, behavioral, and cultural reflections. Practice Implications Effective social norm interventions should be adapted to people's cognitive, affective, behavioral, and cultural understanding to change attitudes and practices toward early marriages.